Easy Cheesy Slow Cooker Grits
Servings 10 servings
- 2 cups yellow stone ground grits
- 1 32 oz container low sodium chicken broth
- 2 cups light whipping cream
- 1 8 oz container Onion & Chive Cream Cheese, softened
- 2 tsp garlic salt
- ½ tsp black pepper or to taste
- 2 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese divided
- 2 Tbsp butter
Spray the bottom and sides of a 6-quart oval slow cooking lightly with cooking spray.
Whisk together the chicken broth, whipping cream, cream cheese, garlic salt and pepper. Add the grits and 2 cups shredded cheese. Mix well.
Pour into the slow cooker, stir to evenly distribute the grits.
Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours, stopping to stir periodically (Once after cooking for 2 hours then every hour or so thereafter, if possible) Cook until the grits are tender.
Uncover and stir-in butter. Mix until melted. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
Let stand uncovered for 10 minutes prior to serving. Grits will thicken further as they cool.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 679mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1120IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 1mg